Travel Like a Boss Podcast

Johnny FD: Travel | Ecommerce | Drop Shipping | Location Independant Entrepreneur

Interviews with entrepreneurs who actually have free time to travel. Real location independent digital nomads. Tips on how to start your own online business and how to live the 4-hour workweek you've dreamed about. Check out http://www.TravelLikeaBossPodcast.com for show notes, bonus videos and photos!

1 Jun 27, 2017

Ep 166 - Traveling with Peace Corps in Lviv, Ukraine

Want to know if Ukraine is worth traveling? Ryan Murfield tells the story of how he joined the Peace Corps, a volunteer program run by the US government, to travel for free. Having the dream to travel but with no money, he embarked on this journey and found himself in an amazing place – Lviv, Ukraine. 

On this episode, Ryan talks about his 27-month quest as part of the Peace Corps and how his life went on in a small village in Ukraine. This time, he went back to Lviv, not as a volunteer but a tourist, to explore more of this wonderful place. Without a doubt, Ryan found himself falling in love with Lviv.

 

Links:

Johnny's Guide to Ukraine: Kiev, Odessa, Lviv, and Chernobyl

Trip Streak - Smarter Travel Search

 

Time Stamps:

05:23 – The start of Ryan’s travel journey

06:12 – Applying for Peace Corps

08:09 – What is Peace Corps

09:45 – Responsibilities of Peace Corps

10:45 – Being part of the Peace Corps

19:47 – Learning the Ukrainian language

25:03 – Ukrainian food

27:34 – 2-year stay in Lviv, Ukraine

33:03 – Transportation in Lviv, Ukraine

38:14 – Perks of seeing Lviv, Ukraine: Restaurants, Food, and Costs

46:19 – Why is it cheap in Lviv, Ukraine

50:12 – Secret-themed restaurants

01:01:48 – Why is Lviv, Ukraine a great place to visit

 

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Ep 166 - Traveling with Peace Corps in Lviv, Ukraine
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2 Jun 19, 2017

Ep 165 - Barcelona through Hamburg to Berlin- Travel Update

Johnny FD will reveal 7 key travel trips that will enhance your travel experience. He will provide ways to meet like-minded people while traveling alone and how to join free walking tours in Berlin. You’ll enjoy hearing about his adventures in Ireland, Berlin, Germany, Ukraine and the lessons learned along the way.

Links:

Ep 163 - Wicklow Way in Ireland & Tomato Fights in Spain
Ep 164 - Leaving Ireland, Adventures of Digital Nomads

Dropshipping from China with AliExpress

Johnny's Guide to BERLIN, Germany

Johnny's Ultimate Travel Guide to Thailand

Johnny's Guide to Ukraine: Kiev, Odessa and Chernobyl

Coworker.com


Time Stamps:

01:39 - Ireland in the Summer

02:32 - Hiking the Wicklow Way

03:48 - Affiliate World Berlin

06:52 - Traditional Germany

09:15 - AirBnB side income

10:59 - Affiliate World Europe Shopify & Dropshipping

13:23 - The alternative graffiti walking tour Berlin

21:41 - Meeting people in unfamiliar cities

23:56 - Thailand travel advice

30:18 - Staying in Europe long term

33:42 - Traveling Ukraine

38:18 - Coworking spaces pros/cons

40:00 - Visiting Poland

 

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Ep 165 - Barcelona through Hamburg to Berlin- Travel Update
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3 Jun 08, 2017

Ep 164 - Leaving Ireland, Adventures of Digital Nomads

 

Have you thought about traveling Ireland? Sam Marks joins the show the talk the 160 km walk across Ireland over the past week. You’ll hear about their crazy journey through Wicklow Way as they raise money for kids to have playgrounds in Cambodia.  

In this episode, Sam will talk about how he ended up stuck in the middle of nowhere with no food, water, or a backpack. He’ll also talk about the power of nature, flying business class, and living a flexible lifestyle. Listen to the end to hear his future travel plans.

 

Links:
investlikeaboss.com/sam
Coworker.com

Discussed:
Wicklow Way: An Epic 8 Day Hike Through Ireland YouTube
Ep 163 - Wicklow Way in Ireland & Tomato Fights in Spain
The Wicklow Way: Walking and Hiking Ireland from Dublin
Playgrounds for Kids



Time Stamps:

01:30 - Walking 160km across Ireland
05:19 - The Wicklow Way nature
08:11 - Buying land in Ireland
12:34 - Stuck in the pouring rain
22:14 - Why are we walking across Ireland?
23:28 - P.S. I Love you
26:22 - Waiting for a bus that never came
31:37 - Getting help from local police
33:34 - Bringing nature into our lives
38:19 - Living a flexible lifestyle
38:54 - Flying business class
43:15 - Leaving baggage in Barcelona
46:29 - Affiliate World & network events
48:17 - Building playgrounds in Cambodia
50:24 - Sam's travel plans


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Ep 164 - Leaving Ireland, Adventures of Digital Nomads
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4 Jun 01, 2017

Ep 163 - Wicklow Way in Ireland & Tomato Fights in Spain

Have you ever thought about walking across Ireland? Fabian Lorson joins Johnny FD And Sam Marks on a hike through the Wicklow Way to raise money in order to build playgrounds for underprivileged kids in Cambodia. 

During the show, Fabian will share all the exciting travel adventures he experienced with Sam over the years. You’ll hear about the beautiful scenery and food Ireland has to offer while they explain the ups and downs of the first few days through the mountains.

 

Links:
Gofundme.com/playgrounds4orphans

Time Stamps:
02:11 - Business class flying in Europe
05:37 - Carrying minimal luggage
08:30 - Best underwear in the world
11:10 - Climbing the Acropolis of Athens
12:07 - Work permit in Australia
15:06 - Largest tomato fight in the world
16:58 - Largest water fight in the world
19:01 - Sam Marks as a low budget traveler
24:01 - Excellent wine and good parties
26:10 - Charity walk across Ireland
30:37 - Delicious Irish food and drinking Guinness
41:25 - Traveling as kids
44:38 - After 40 km of hiking
55:05 - Funding traveling as a student
56:23 - Lessons learned from walking across Ireland

 
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Ep 163 - Wicklow Way in Ireland & Tomato Fights in Spain
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5 May 26, 2017

Ep 162 - Latvia, NY, Barcelona to Chiang Mai

Are you thinking about traveling? Viktorija Juskevica quit her job in Latvia to travel the world. She will share her experience after living in places like New York, Chiang Mai and Barcelona including what unique jobs she found along the way.

During the show, Viktorija will talk about the best food, nature, and nightlife Barcelona has to offer. She will also compare the digital nomad community in Chiang Mai to Spain. Listen to the end for an update to the never-ending search for the best place to live as a location independent entrepreneur.

 

Links:

Facebook.com/vjushkevich


Discussed:

Simon Black – Finding Outsized Returns Off the Beaten Path - ILAB 19

Nomadsummit.com

Trip Streak - Smarter Travel Search

Travel Guide to Barcelona - Johnny FD's Blog


Time Stamps:

02:51 - Barcelona vs Chiang Mai

03:34 - Cost and taste of food

10:01 - Good wine and cheese

13:27 - Sovereign man business camp with Simon Black

17:18 - Latvia and Estonia

22:31 - Hating the corporate world

26:32 - One-way ticket to Chiang Mai

28:46 - Language learning startup

31:08 - Digital Nomad Summit community building

33:01 - Barcelona Nomad scene

43:01 - Future travel plans

43:39 - German tech startup & Tree Tribe

44:41 - Best things about Barcelona

46:44 - Hiking the mountains

48:29 - Driving a red Ferrari

52:47 - The nightlife in Barcelona

57:29 - Living lonely in New York

1:00:00 - Travel guide to Barcelona

1:02:56 - The perfect place to live

 

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Ep 162 - Latvia, NY, Barcelona to Chiang Mai
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6 May 22, 2017

Ep 161 - How to Legally Pay ZERO Income Tax

Do you want to pay no or very little tax? US tax attorney Stewart Patton helps US citizens who live or invest outside the United States understand and optimize their tax situations. Several of his students easily save $25,000 or more in tax, every single year. During the show, Stewart will give the steps to actually create the proper legal structure for your situation.

 

Links:

Dropshiplab.com/tax - Stewart's Course

@US_Tax_Services



Book:

7 day Start Up – Dan Norris

 

Discussed:

How To Legally Move to Texas and Save $10,000 a year on Taxes

Trip Streak - Smarter Travel Search

 

Time Stamps:

03:01 – What is a tax attorney?

05:51 – Average taxes paid in California

07:22 – Foreign earned income exclusion

10:45 – Moving the business to Texas

18:22 – Starting an LLC in Wyoming

22:00 – Benefits of self-employment tax

26:50 – Paying into social security

28:36 – Setting up a non-US company

38:20 – Incorrectly filing taxes

41:42 – Offshore legal structures

43:05 – Holding a business in non-US corporation

46:30 – Profession vs. a business

50:57 – US based employees

54:17 – Choosing a country to operate in

1:06:13 – When should you apply this structure

 

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Ep 161 - How to Legally Pay ZERO Income Tax
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7 May 16, 2017

Ep 160 - Writing for Fortune Magazine and Interview Presidents Around the World

Paul Van Staalen has been interviewing world leaders for over 10 years and has visited 40 countries. He joins the show to talk about his experience after meeting with billionaires and presidents of countries like Chile, Sri Lanka, Peru, and Ethiopia. He will explain how the interview process works and include practical ways you can follow a similar career path.


In this episode, Paul also talks about the ups and downs of traveling for so long and openly shares how he will completely change his lifestyle going forward. Listen to the end and he will reveal some hidden gem places you might want to add to your travel list.

 

Links:

Pauls Facebook



Discussed:

Trip Streak - Smarter Travel Search



Time Stamps:

01:57 - Paying for special advertising

03:01 - Meeting presents of Chile, Sri Lanka, Peru, and Ethiopia

05:05 - Advertising and sponsorship

09:28 - How to become a  writer for a magazine

15:04 - The perks of the job

15:44 - Meeting people while traveling

18:50 - Scuba diving around the world

21:49 - Getting married with kids vs. global traveling

26:52 - Best and worst countries visited

29:50 - Increased tourism in hidden gem places


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Ep 160 - Writing for Fortune Magazine and Interview Presidents Around the World
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8 May 09, 2017

Ep 159 - The Future of Coworking

Are you coworking yet? Mike LaRosa has made it a mission to raise awareness of the benefits of working in social workspaces. He has been a coworkaholic since 2013 and is your go-to source for news, learning, and inspiration on the future of work.

In this episode, Mike talks about finding your work-life balance, the power of networking, and a morning routine that brings success. Learn the benefits of a shared workspace and determine if working at home is right for you. Listen to the end to find out how coworking spaces may be the perfect way to grow your business.

 

Links:

Coworkaholic.com

@thecoworkaholic



Discussed:

Coworker.com

Coworkation.com - The Coworking Retreat

 

Trip Streak - Smarter Travel Search



Time Stamps:

01:59 - Coworking retreat

04:18 - Finding your work/life balance

08:05 - Quitting the job and starting a business

10:09 - First coworking experience

14:10 - The evolution of coworking

19:17 - Power of networking

25:20 - Co Workaholic blog

27:26 - Hanging out with Zappos CEO

29:25 - Airstream trailer

32:01 - Minimalism packing

37:06 - Renting office buildings

40:40 - Working from home

44:27 - Successful morning routine

48:20 - Niche coworking spaces



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Ep 159 - The Future of Coworking
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9 Apr 27, 2017

Ep 158 - Travel Hacks, Life Advice, and Leveling Up

Do you want to level up your business? Eric Lafleche shares how he is one step closer to earning a 150K a year income while traveling the world.

Eric will talk about how he quickly made a profit with AirBnB arbitrage plus he’ll give tips for getting hotel suite upgrades. You’ll also find out why each week Eric reads a book and takes a course. Listen to the end to learn how to avoid marketing scams and poorly built sales funnels. ​

 

Links:

Eric Lafleche
Ep 135 - New York Corporate Employee to Chiang Mai Digital Nomad

David's AirBnB Course



Book:

Man Search for Meaning - Viktor Frankl


Discussed:

How I Retired at 35 and in Just 4 Years!

Founder.house

Earnest Affiliate

True Bill

Americans Serving Americans: ASA Movement Scam - David Ashby

 

Ep 43 - Creating a Profitable Store in 3 Weeks the Latest Addition to the Dropshipping Entrepreneur Army

Ep 99 - Moving to Austin,  $30k a Month from TeeSpring, Saving on Taxes and Amazon FBA

Dereksmethod.com



Time Stamps:

01:26 - Where Eric has been since the last episode

03:56 - Beautiful villas in Bali

06:07 - AirBnB arbitrage opportunities

11:34 - Choosing locations and finding lock boxes

14:35 - Hotel Suite upgrades

22:06 - Business vs. economy class

24:45 - Future of apartment rentals

30:56 - Investing your extra income

33:08 - Learning through audio, video, and courses

39:37 - Broken subscription sales funnel

44:21 - Americans surviving Americans scam alert

50:06 - Seeing the bad or good in life

54:01 - Community of Chiang Mai

55:40 - Tony Robbins: Unleash the Power Conference

1:00:20 - 3x Eric’s income

 

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Ep 158 - Travel Hacks, Life Advice, and Leveling Up
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10 Apr 16, 2017

Ep 157 - Quitting Her Job and Traveling for 14 Months

Want to quit your job and travel the world? Devany left her job back in California to travel around the planet and explore our world underwater.


Devany will share the best parts of her travel journey through Brazil and Antarctica including her favorite dive sights and beaches in the world. She will provide key tips to help you save money for your next travel adventure. Listen to the end for her advice for aspiring travelers that are ready to take action.

 

Links:
Nolimitwanderlust.com

Discussed:
Trip Streak - Smarter Travel Search

Time Stamps:
01:51 - Saving for years to travel
03:35 - What’s the downside to California?
04:45 - Perks of living near the beach
05:37 - Benefits to short-term visas
09:00 - The hardest thing about traveling
10:17 - Diving in the Galapagos vs. Raja and Pot Indonesia
14:05 - Manta Rays from around the world
16:28 - Plastic is destroying our oceans
26:29 - Saving to travel the world
29:12 - Preparing to travel
32:43 - Tips on ways to save money
36:02 - Eating authentic Mexican food
38:56 - Brazilian culture
41:58 - Whales, seals, and icebergs in Antarctica
49:49 - Favorite beach in the world
51:18 - What’s the point of traveling Australia
52:21 - Advice for aspiring travelers

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Ep 157 - Quitting Her Job and Traveling for 14 Months
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11 Apr 07, 2017

Ep 156 - Traveling Couple Makes $90k a Year and Lives in a Villa in Bali

Are you building a business while traveling the world? Taylor and Camille help others save time and money by offering an online powerpoint speed training course. As they continue to grow their business they travel all around the world searching for the perfect place to live and get married.


In this episode, Taylor and Camille will share their experience with working in China, house sitting around the world, and how they started their training company. They will also talk about their email sales funnel strategies how they increased traffic to their website. Listen to the end to find out why they chose Bali to settle down in long term.

 

Links:

Nuts and Bolts Speed Training



Discussed:

 

Trip Streak - Smarter Travel Search

 

House Carers

My $25 a Night Villa in Bali! This Hotel is Gorgeous!

Earnest Affiliate

 

Travel Guide to Ubud, Bali

The Crew - Get $100 off with coupon code #thecrewJFD



Time Stamps:

02:22 - Renting beautiful villas

06:59 - How Taylor and Camille met

10:31 - Working in Beijing China

18:27 - House sitting in Fiji, Puerto Rico, and CA

24:19 - Starting a powerpoint training company

25:05 - Living in Kiev Ukraine

36:33 - Building a business while traveling

40:17 - Getting traffic to your website

41:20 - Creating value through courses

45:39 - Email sales funnel strategy

52:32 - Productivity mastermind groups

54:40 - Settling in Bali for 1 year

56:10 - Bringing the community together

59:56 - The perfect beach, city, and nature balance


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12 Apr 02, 2017

Ep 155 - Digital Nomading through 7 Countries while Dropshipping

Are you interested in traveling South East Asia? Tyler Moss shares the journey he experienced after traveling several countries over the past three months. He will talk about must-see sights, tourists attractions, reliable wifi hacks, delicious foods options, and nature activities.


In this episode, Tyler talks about why he disagrees with China’s culture, the beauty of Hong Kong and Macau, and why Taipei is top on his favorite's lists. He will share how he swam with whale sharks in the Philippines and his first reactions to Japan and Korea.  Listen to the end hear about Tyler’s ups and downs with dropshipping and how he plans to improve productivity and profits.

 

Links:

Tylers Website
Dropshipping Course - AntonMethod.com


Discussed:

Ep 139 - First Sale from the Dropshipping Partnership!

Ep 152 - Bali vs. Chiang Mai for Digital Nomads

 

Hostelz.com

 

Johnny's Guide to Taiwan: Coworking Spaces, Food, and What to Do as a Digital Nomad

Drop Shipping Discounts

 

Digital Nomad Live Talk - From Filipino VA Making $2 an Hour to Lady Boss Entrepreneur - March Brenwall

 

Trip Streak - Smarter Travel Search


Time Stamps:

01:40 - Traveling 6-8 countries

05:01 - Japan in the winter

07:19 - Sightseeing, food, and cost of living

13:02 - Seoul Korea highlights

17:37 - Disagreeing with China’s culture

20:56 - The Great Wall, countryside views, and hiking

24:45 - Hong Kong, Macau, and Portuguese egg tarts

31:01 - Taipei food and night markets

35:27 - Swimming with whale sharks in the Philippines

41:04 - Chocolate hills and Tarsier sanctuary

46:02 - Dropshipping 3 stores while traveling

51:55 - Michigan people sell everything and move to Thailand

56:01 - Brunei accommodation, food, and nature treks

1:00:04 - Bali surfing, weather, and work life balance

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Ep 155 - Digital Nomading through 7 Countries while Dropshipping
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13 Mar 27, 2017

Worldwide Road Trip, Vietnam, Thailand, Bali

Do you want to travel the world? Bauke Vreeswijk talks about how he rode his motorbike across Vietnam and gives an update on his affiliate marketing business.


In this episode, Bauke will also compare the best and worst of Bali and Thailand including great food, accommodation, transportation, and the visa process. Listen to the end to hear his future travel plans with his lovely girlfriend.

 

Links:

Website

 

Ep 104 - Money Mindset



Discussed:

 

YouTube Video - I'm Lost in a Rice Field in Ubud, Bali!

 

Ep 80 - Stack That Money Success with Nick & Robbie

Ep 81 - Firefighter to Affiliate Marketer: Another Stack that Money Success

Ep 140 - Affiliate World Recap and Review: Plus Conference Tips!

 

Travel Guide to Ubud, Bali


Time Stamps:

03:50 - Meeting Baukes girlfriend

05:50 - Passport tips

09:50 - Living in Chiang Mai

10:30 - Riding across Vietnam

12:50 - Buying, fixing, and selling a motorcycle

19:30 - Traveling for an adventure

24:24 - Facebook ads & Affiliate marketing

31:00 - Aweber email autoresponder

39:20 - CPA vs. email marketing

40:00 - Reading Johnny’s blog on a phone

41:49 - Is the Nomad life for everyone?

43:40 - Extending visas in Bali

45:15 - Living in Bali

46:00 - Indonesian food

49:09 - Places to live

52:45 - Roads, taxis, and Uber

58:00 - Future travel plans



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Worldwide Road Trip, Vietnam, Thailand, Bali
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14 Mar 17, 2017

Ep 153 - Ubud Bali and Entrepreneur Balance

Do you want to find peace on a beautiful island? Christopher Wah Chiu shares everything you need to know about living Ubud Bali and why it’s the perfect place for business and personal development.

In this episode, Chris talks about why Bali gets a bad reputation and compares some major difference between Changu, Ubud, and Chiang Mai. He will discuss fast wifi coworking spaces, delicious restaurants, the best yoga studios, and how to easily get a 6-month visa. Listen to the end for his advice for corporate 9-5 workers and an inside look on his Sunday morning routine.

 

Links:

Website

Facebook

Youtube



Discussed:

How I Retired at 35 and in Just 4 Years! - Johnny FD Blog Post

Myers Briggs Personalities and Entrepreneurship: ESTJ vs. ENFP - Ep 141

Muay Thai, Meditation, and Dropshipping.  This is Fight Club - Ep 49

 

Trip Streak


Time Stamps:

02:20 - Wifi speeds in Ubud

04:00 - Coworking space price competition

06:23 - Should you work at a coworking space?

09:30 - Best perk about Punspace in Chiang Mai

10:15 - Outpost likes & dislikes

12:30 - Beautiful resorts and villas

14:00 - Being a minimalist

16:30 - Sage food restaurant review

18:10 - Smoothie bowl desserts

19:32 - Yoga class rivalry

21:30 - Bali’s bad reputation

27:00 - Syncing the spiritual and material world

28:00 - Selling a dropship store

30:00 - Retiring from e-commerce

32:00 - Trolls and negative users

35:10 - Selling Johnny's store

39:30 - Advice for corporate 9-5 workers

40:00 - Myers-Briggs Personality Test

42:30 - Leaving Wall Street

44:00 - Changu vs Ubud

49:10 - Sunday routine

51:30 - Where can you focus on work?

52:20 - Living expenses

53:40 - Visa process

58:10 - Flying Air Asia

1:01:16 - Uber & Russian mob


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Ep 153 - Ubud Bali and Entrepreneur Balance
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15 Mar 10, 2017

Ep 152 - Bali vs. Chiang Mai for Digital Nomads

Robert Botto joins Johnny FD to talk about the major differences between Chiang Mai Thailand and Bali Indonesia. They’ll share their experiences with nomad culture, coworking spaces, and cost of living. Learn about where to find delicious food, incredible scuba diving locations and ways to avoid being ripped off by taxis. During the show, listen for key tips that can save you time and money the next time you plan to visit.

 

Links:

Website

YouTube

@rob.life.visuals

 

Discussed:

Scuba Diving In Bali

 

Time Stamps:

02:10 - Futurism

04:00 - Is technology consuming us?

10:00 - Digital franchise food delivery exist

14:00 - Dropship partnership pros and cons

18:30 - Selling the dropship store

21:20 - Owning quality product

22:59 - Getting scammed

31:30 - Co working on a beach

33:00 – Finding an apartment & Wifi

36:40 – Sim cards and data

38:00 – Taxi’s in Southeast Asia

41:20 – UBER & The Mafia

43:10 – Business vs. vacation

46:20 – Delicious food options

49:00 – Recommended resort location

51:50 - Dangerous rice paddy fields

54:40 - Ubud vibes

58:50 - Scuba diving in Bali

Ep 152 - Bali vs. Chiang Mai for Digital Nomads
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